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New video game releases: July 4-10

From classic platforming to unnerving horror, check out this week's new games!

Happy Fourth of July, everyone! I hope all of you are enjoying the day with some fireworks, good food and great company. And for us gamers, what better way to celebrate than to talk about some new video game releases to look forward to this week?

Whether you fancy a game of tennis or you want to get spooky with some survival horror, there’s something for you. So, let’s not waste anymore time as we dive in to this week’s new video game releases!

Matchpoint – Tennis Championships (July 7)

Starting things off, we have Matchpoint – Tennis Championships. Developed by Torus Games and published by Kalypso Media, this sports game lets you hit the court with some of your favorite players. Featuring an immersive career mode and unique rivalry system, Matchpoint promises to be a truly authentic tennis simulator.

With realistic ball physics, detailed character animations and immersive player control, this game is a must for tennis fans. Whether you prefer taking your custom character through the ranks or playing as professionals like Nick Kyrgios and Kei Nishikori, you’ll have endless fun on the court. Matchpoint – Tennis Championships hits PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One and PC on July 7. In addition, you can enjoy it on day one with Xbox Game Pass for console, PC and cloud.

Arcadegeddon (July 8)

Blasting its way into your home next is Arcadegeddon. Developed and published by IllFonic, this flashy shooter sees you take on the role of an arcade owner who will do anything to keep your last game alive. After the corporation Fun Fun Co. threatens to bring your arcade down by infecting the games with a virus, you and your friends step into the game itself to stop the virus in its tracks.

Loading in as a fully custom character, you can enjoy cooperative gameplay with your friends in this exciting arcade shooter. Boasting gameplay that’s easy to pick up but difficult to master, Arcadegeddon promises to be an addictive third-person shooter that tests your skill with rewarding progression. You can blast into the game on July 8 for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One and PC.

KLONOA Phantasy Reverie Series (July 8)

Bandai Namco brings KLONOA back this week with the remastered collection of both games in KLONOA Phantasy Revere Series. Featuring both KLONOA: Door to Phantomile and KLONOA 2: Lunatea’s Veil, get ready for some exciting platforming action. Starring title character Klonoa, an adorable animal who can explore dreams, the 2.5D platformer lets you grab and throw enemies with the iconic Wind Ring.

In addition, the remastered collection welcomes players of any skill-level with the ability to adjust difficulty. You can also bring along a friend to enjoy the fun with two-player co-op. KLONOA Phantasy Reverie Series jumps onto Nintendo Switch on July 8. In addition, it will also come to PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X/S and PC at a later date.

Madison (July 8)

For those looking for a new game release more sinister, you won’t want to miss Madison. This upcoming survival horror title puts you in the middle of a demonic ritual and challenges you to survive armed with only a Polaroid camera. Developed by Bloodius Games and published by Perp Games, you’ll need to take endless pictures to solve complex and unnerving puzzles as something evil stalks you around every corner.

As protagonist Luca, you’ll awaken in a blood-soaked room as you uncover the sinister secrets surrounding the evil demon Madison. Can you complete the ritual and survive? Turn off the lights and find out on July 8 when Madison comes to PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X/S, Nintendo Switch and PC.

What new video game releases will you be playing this week?

All in all, we have a good variety of new games to look forward to this week. From shooters and platformers to sports simulators and horror, we have something new to scratch everyone’s gaming itch. But which new video game release are you most excited for? Like always, tell us what you think in the comments!

Sam Fronsman

A writer with a love for video games, both new and old. A collector of games, CDs and DVDs. Can sometimes be found behind a camera or playing guitar. The X-Men games for SEGA Genesis will always hold great memories.
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